IoT Security Podcast

Series 1 of the #beyondthenow podcast takes a deep dive into the past, present, and future of IoT security.


#beyondthenow IoT Security Podcast

With PSA Certified partners and industry leaders including Dr. Sally Eaves, Bosch, and ams OSRAM, our host David Maidment (Arm) dissects the challenges of IoT security, the lessons we can learn, and how we can collaborate to secure the future of the IoT. Listen on your platform of choice and discover how you can prepare for a digitally transformed world.

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More About Your Podcast Host David Maidment

David Maidment (Senior Director of the Secure Device Ecosystem at Arm- a PSA Certified Co-founder) leads our discussions on the latest trends and developments from the world of IoT security.

Based in Cambridge UK, David brings over 25 years of experience in the embedded and IoT industry. He specializes in the intersection between device security and business assurance to drive best practice security adoption across the electronics industry. In his role at Arm, David leads device security ecosystem activities including the widely adopted PSA Certified initiative.


What To Expect From Series 1 of the #beyondthenow IoT Security Podcast

While conducting the PSA Certified 2021 security report we identified that despite growing awareness, significant IoT security challenges remain, including the cost of security and regulatory fragmentation.

Series 1 of the #beyondthenow IoT security podcast delves deeper into these challenges, how they are impacting different vertical markets and how the industry needs to collaborate on the solutions. Frequently discussed topics include cybersecurity standards, cybersecurity for SMBs, and advice on how to implement best practice security.

Frequently discussed topics include:

  • Cost of security
  • Cybersecurity standards
  • IoT security certification
  • Cybersecurity insurance
  • Smart device security

All Podcast Episodes


Myth-busting with DCMS: "Cybersecurity standards are not as fragmented as you think"

Peter Stephens, Head of Secure by Design Cybersecurity at DCMS, joins us on the #beyondthenow IoT security podcast to discuss consumer attitudes towards IoT security. He also provides the governmental perspective on cybersecurity standards and shares how DCMS is working to make the UK and its devices more secure.


Developing Smart Lighting Security with ams OSRAM: "If it's smart, it can be hacked"

Jan Münther, Head of Digital Product Security at ams OSRAM, joins our host David Maidment, on the #beyondthenow IoT security podcast to discuss smart lighting security. We examine the cost of security failure, growing consumer expectations, and how company culture needs to change for us to effectively implement security best practices.


Modernizing Automotive Cybersecurity with Bosch: "Autonomous is 30 years away"

In this episode of the #beyondthenow IoT security podcast, we are joined by Peter Busch, Product Owner Distributed Ledger Technologies Mobility at Bosch. We review how automotive cybersecurity is expanding and how to modernize 100-year-old protocols. Peter also examines the relationship between safety, security, and privacy.


The Cybersecurity Certification Journey with IoXt Alliance: "Secure today isn't secure forever"

David hosts Brad Ree, CTO of the ioXt Alliance, in this episode of the #beyondthenow IoT security podcast. They discuss cybersecurity certification, ioXt Alliance’s mission to make IoT more secure for consumers, and how the partnership between PSA Certified and ioXt Alliance is defragmenting the IoT security ecosystem.


Cybersecurity Risk Management with Munich Re: "Building-in surety and confidence"

In this episode of the #beyondthenow podcast, we host a panel session with industry leaders: Peter Armstrong, Cyber-insurance Expert at Munich RE, and Duncan Jones, former Senior Product Manager at Pelion, join David to examine cybersecurity risk management, where liability falls, and how trusted components can build confidence in connected devices.


IoT Software Security with AWS: IoT Security Relies on the Cloud to "prevent scalable attacks"

Richard Barry, Founder of the FreeRTOS Project and Senior Principal Engineer at Amazon, is the latest guest to join David on the #beyondthenow IoT security podcast. They discuss the security challenges of an internet-connected device, IoT software security, and how the cloud can detect abnormal behavior patterns and prevent scalable attacks.


IoT Devices and the Cost of Cybersecurity with Flex: "Security is as necessary as the device power supply"

In this episode of the #beyondthenow IoT security podcast, Dr. Juan Nogueria, Senior Director of Connectivity Center of Excellence at Flex, joins David to explain how Flex approaches IoT security for devices, why cybersecurity cost is still a challenge, and why there should always be space on the bill of materials for security.


Predicting the Future of IoT security: “When our customers have the requirements, we need to be ready”

Mike Dow, Senior Product Manager for IoT Security at Silicon Labs, provides the silicon vendor perspective on this episode of the #beyondthenow IoT security podcast. Mike and David examine the importance of chip security, the role of silicon vendors and the Root of Trust in IoT security, and the importance of looking to the future when designing products to meet customer requirements.


SMB Cybersecurity Challenges with Dr. Sally Eaves: "Collaboration is our greatest armory"

In this episode of the #beyondthenow IoT security podcast, we are joined by Dr. Sally Eaves, Professor in Advanced Technology, Experienced CTO, and Global Strategic Advisor. David and Sally explore the impact of COVID-19 on security awareness, SMB cybersecurity challenges, and how collaboration can help secure the future of the IoT.


PSA Certified 2021 Security Report

At the end of 2020, we surveyed over 600 tech decision-makers and found a disparity between perceptions of security and the reality of security implementation. Read our report to discover more about key challenges and how we can bridge the IoT security gap.

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